President Nazarbayev carries forward the study he has made of the problems of development in
the post-industrial era, first set out in his earlier publication A strategy for the establishment of a post-industrial society and partnership between global civilizations.
Russian and Kazakh academics have developed a
comprehensive forecast for the coming four decades, under the title The future of civilization over the period to 2050, and it is with this as a foundation that the author here develops a new strategy for dealing with the major problems faced by global society: energy security, ecological balance,
inequalities in technological development and the still
tentative and partial development of economic cooperation.
Nursultan Nazarbayev - Nursultan Nazarbayev has served as the President of Kazakhstan since it became an independent nation in 1991 following the Fall of the Soviet Union. He is the author of numerous works on Kazakh history and political theory, including The Kazakhstan Way, published by Stacey International in 2008.